The University’s property portfolio extends to some 500,000m2 (gross) floor area across a total of 213 buildings. Typically, the framework will include both new build and refurbishment projects ranging from teaching facilities, recreational spaces, commercial offices, lecture theatres and student residence.
The University of Birmingham was established by Royal Charter in 1900. It is a research-intensive institution of international standing which is a member of both the Russell Group and Universitas 21 Consortia.
The University is committed to research that is pioneering in terms of its originality and distinctiveness, significance and rigour. Their vision is to inspire today’s brightest researchers to make a major impact on global society, and to become the next generation of leaders in their chosen field.
"Faithful+Gould are proud of the part we have played to date and look forward to the challenges ahead..."
Simon Kendall, Faithful+Gould Associate Director
Alongside its research, the University has particular focus on environmental performance, project procurement, benchmarking & data capture and option appraisals, which was conveyed through the bidding process and has continued emphasis going forward.
Associate Director, Simon Kendall will be leading the framework with support from the commercial services team at the Birmingham Office said: “The challenges facing the University in their continued competition to increase student numbers and improve their already high student satisfaction scores means that the University will continue to develop its real estate portfolio. Faithful+Gould are proud of the part we have played to date and look forward to the challenges ahead in ensuring that Birmingham retains its position as University of choice for so many domestic and international students.”